The Story Behind the 'Terra Natura' Angels Sculpture in Lujiazui

Wu Ching-ju's pair of faceless fairies float elegantly above the ground.

by Ned Kelly, 12 August 2022

This Day in History: The Charging Bull on the Bund

Arturo Di Modica's "redder, younger and stronger" Wall Street Bull.

by Ned Kelly, 13 May 2022

The Story Behind the Leaping Horses on Nanjing Xi Lu

"Horses are auspicious and brave, symbolizing the spirit of moving forward, which totally matches with Chinese ideals."

by Ned Kelly, 28 February 2022

The Story Behind the Oriental Light Sculpture by the Science & Tech Museum

A fully functioning sundial, the needle running through the center of the object was aligned by astronomers from the Shanghai Observatory.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2022

The Story Behind the Flower Tree Sculpture on Hongqiao Lu

The 16-meter-high bouquet has been a divisive public artwork ever since it appeared in 2006.

by Ned Kelly, 26 February 2022

The Story Behind the Bronze Bust of Pushkin on Yueyang Lu

Erected in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death in a duel. That's right, a duel.

by Ned Kelly, 10 February 2021

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